For Seniors

Health

  • 911 – Emergency police, medical, fire and rescue services: Call 911
  • Healthline 811 – health, mental health and addictions advice; including assessment of symptoms of COVID19: Call 811
  • Government of SK Covid19 Self-Assessment Tool: View>
  • Doctors’ appointments by phone – contact physician’s offices.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Saskatoon Branch: View>
  • Home fitness and leisure resource guide: View>
  • Bayshore Home Health: Caring for Seniors at home. View>

Food & Essentials

  • CHEP Good Food Delivery – has been designated Food Security Lead for Seniors by United Way of Saskatoon & Area as part of the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. They can deliver free grocery items to seniors by phone or by form. Call: 306-655-4575. New Horizons for Seniors Order Form. View>
  • Friendship Inn – take-away breakfasts and lunches 306-242-5122
  • White Buffalo Youth Lodge – lunch and supper delivery 306-653-7676
  • Salvation Army – Grocery and pharmacy deliveries for those in need. covid19response@salvationarmysaskatoon.org  (306) 477-2363
  • YXE Community Response COVID19 – volunteer grocery delivery and other errands for isolated seniors 306-361-4357; yxecovid19help@gmail.com
  • World Sikh Aid Foundation Saskatoon – grocery delivery to people in need. 306.880.3898, 306.715.3366 or 306.241.6537
  • Islamic Association of Saskatchewan – Saskatoon – groceries, drive to the doctor info@islamiccenter.sk.ca or president@islamiccenter.sk.ca
  • Saskatoon Services for Seniors (306) 668 2762 View>
  • Pharmacies (like Shoppers Drug Mart) deliver prescriptions, some will also deliver over-the-counter medications
  • YXE City Cabs Free Prescription Pick-Up for seniors 306-444-3333
  • Operation Lifeline – Old phones refurbished and donated to seniors isolated in care homes or hospitals 306-668-4653

Community Resource Directories

Phone & Other Supports

  • Alzheimer Society of SK – Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141 or 306-683-6322
  • Canadian Red Cross – Friendly Phone program for SK 1-306-216-6602; matches seniors with volunteers
  • The Messenger Ox Project – Stay connected with loved ones in care homes through video: View>
  • Saskatoon Public Library – Ask Us; One on One Tech Support How to use SPL during closures; Outreach Workers by phone 306.657.8556 or 306.657.8768
  • Saskatoon Council on Aging – phone 306.652.2255 for inquiries, referrals and telephone visit program.
  • Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service (306) 933-6200
  • Saskatoon Open Door Society – Programs for Seniors including Phone Buddy check-in calls, online Zoom conversations and activities including cooking, crafts, exercise cep@sods.sk.ca
  • YXE Community Response phone support hotline 306-361-4357

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Disclaimer

As we move into new phases of the pandemic response, we no longer have the capacity to maintain this online resource. While we will continue to add as information becomes available, please note that what is found here may be outdated. If you have updated information on resources found here, please share with us through the form on this site.